The only safe way to burn food calories is to increase exercise.
How Exercise Helps You to Burn Calories and Lose Weight
Let’s say you eat 2 tbsp mayonnaise (approx 200 calories).
- If you jump rope, you can burn off all these calories in about 18 minutes.
- If you walk at 3mph, you can burn off these calories in about 40 minutes.
- In addition, exercise helps to raise your metabolic rate, which makes it easier to lose weight.
- Finally, exercise also helps you to lose weight by boosting your motivation to stick to your weight loss program.
Note: all calorie-burn figures are approximate. They are based on a 150 pound woman. If you weigh more, you’ll burn more calories. If you weigh less, you’ll burn less calories.